The hackers who stole millions of credit card numbers from Target have been tracked back to electronic credentials stolen from a vendor.
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A remote code execution vulnerability in the MediaWiki software used by Wikipedia and many other sites was found by Check Point Software and has been fixed by the WikiMedia Foundation.
Kaspersky Lab has described a bot written entirely in Java which can run on Windows, Mac or Linux. Even the infection method is cross-platform.
In the 3rd quarter of 2013, Akamai observed an increase of 10% in global average connection speed to their network, and continued rapid growth in mobile data usage.
The government will allow large tech companies to disclose more information about the extent of their compliance with national security orders for customer data, but maybe not enough.
Microsoft acknowledged that employees with access to law enforcement request documents have been compromised in a phishing attack. The company would not confirm a culprit.
In line with their policy on antimalware signatures and software, Microsoft will continue to create and distribute the MSRT for Windows XP users until July 2015.
UPDATED 2: The U.S. Court system was taken down Friday afternoon for several hours by a suspected denial-of-service attack. The FBI challenged such claims on Saturday.
have i been pwned?, a service that tells you if your email address is in one of the big data breach databases, now accepts domain searches.
Cisco has released the first of three firmware fixes to small business networking products that are vulnerable to complete compromise.